UK time is: 05:22:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

What the bosses said Latics Arsenal

The game between Wigan Athletic and Arsenal at the JJB Stadium has got a lot of people talking, the state of the pitch, the referee, the result, but the two opinions that cut the most are the managers, Steve Bruce and Arsene Wenger, lets see what they have to say:

Latics boss Steve Bruce

'You need your keeper to play well against Arsenal and he made two great saves. He was drafted into the England squad and you can see why.

"We all know a bad pitch is a leveller,"

"But I`ve got some good players here, too, like Valencia, who wants to run with the ball but finds it impossible. It`s awful. We know it`s awful. The groundsman is doing everything he can. He`s here 15 hours a day, but when we`ve got the rugby league team playing on it as well, there`s nothing much we can do."

'It is going to be tight at the bottom of the Premier League. There are nine teams in it, so let's hope this point is the one that take us clear.'

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

'We are in a patch where we are not taking enough points, but I believe in these players.

'The focus is good, we will stay calm and we have a very good chance of winning this championship.

'We've dropped two points here, but we gave everything, fought very hard and the poor pitch did the rest.'

I don`t want to take anything away from Wigan`s performance, but, frankly, the pitch is a disaster,"

"It is disrespectful to the fans who come and pay money for that. We have to prepare mentally and physically for the pitch. We did what we could and we gave absolutely everything, but we`re going through a patch at the moment where I feel we are a bit unlucky.'

Hmmm who'd have thought, Arsenal dont win and Wenger blames the pitch, the ref and any thing else that comes to mind

Nice one Arsene

Join Vital Wigan and be apart of the fastest growing Latics fans web site on the net.

News, views and debates its all here.

We are a Latics fans site run by the fans for the fans, what are you waiting for sign up and join in

It`s free, quick and carries no obligation whatsoever.

Have your say on the Latics Speyk forum

Participate in the polls and the Vital Fantasy League

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved

Click here for the Latics Speyk forum




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday March 9 2008

Time: 10:28PM

Your Comments

Thought we were going to snatch it at the death
worbo
wigan lucky but happy so there the arse
ozanne park rangers
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Big Game Preview - Latics v Ipswich Town (Monday September 22 2014)

Join Team Tilly On The Walk4Tilly (Saturday September 20 2014)

Any Previous? - Latics v Ipswich Town (Saturday September 20 2014)

12th Man - Give Maloney A Chance (Friday September 19 2014)

PWU Latics Podcast - Turn It On Again (Thursday September 18 2014)

Huddersfield 0 Latics 0 - Nowt Happening! (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 126
2. loudmouthblue 101
3. Oscarbon 98
4. russialatic 62
5. hindleymonwafc 60
6. Noel Wards Leg 59
7. lathamwafc 54
8. Thorpyness 53
9. Pauvre Jean 48
10. Lazysid 41

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Huddersfield 0 - 0 Wigan
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Wigan 1 - 0 Blackpool
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading
Wigan 4 - 0 Birmingham
Charlton 2 - 1 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Brentford 8 3 2 3 -4 11
15. Bournemouth 8 2 3 3 1 9
16. Cardiff 8 2 3 3 -1 9
17. Wigan 7 2 2 3 1 8
18. Brighton 8 2 2 4 -2 8
19. Rotherham 8 2 2 4 -4 8
20. Birmingham 8 1 4 3 -7 7

Breaking League News

Howson And Hooper Fit To Face Shrews
» Norwich : 22/09/2014 23:20:00
Ipswich Make It Three In A Row
» Ipswich : 22/09/2014 22:24:00
Cardiff Rebuffed In Slade Request
» Cardiff : 22/09/2014 20:30:00
Our Best Championship XI
» Bolton : 22/09/2014 19:00:00
Royals injury update
» Reading : 22/09/2014 18:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Huddersfield
Suggested By:  Andy Sugden
Scott Carson 9%
James Perch 7%
Emmerson Boyce 35%
Ivan Ramis 7%
Rob Kiernan 7%
Andrew Taylor 0%
Don Cowie 7%
Emyr Huws 0%
William Kvist 14%
Callum McManaman 7%
Andy Delort 7%